We live in the knowledge economy and this economy is under significant threat from AI.

The article will discuss the following:

  • A brief history of our story: How our evolution changed the valuing of certain attributes during the course of history.
  • The problem with IQ: the rate at which machines are advancing is for more greater than the growth of our own intelligence.
  • IQs are not created equal: Those with more money have higher IQs because of a better socio-economic status.
  • The death of IQ and an equalisation of cognitive ability: Our last innovation will be to merge with a…

How an old man’s sport became cool again

Formula One for the 3rd year in a row has become the fastest growing sport on Social Media, a surprising statistic given what its former CEO once said about social media.

I am not interested in tweeting, Facebook and whatever this nonsense is, I’d rather get the 70 year old guy who’s got plenty of cash. – Bernie Ecclestone

So, how did Formula One transform its approach to capture younger audiences?

  • The Power of the Logo: Formula 1 changed its logo from a very 90s outdated design to a more modern one, with two aims in mind, firstly to appeal…

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How to Save the Planet

This article takes a radical new approach to climate change by discussing the idea of establishing a manufacturing base on either the Moon or Mars and the pros and cons of this approach. It discusses the following topics:

  • The State of Our Planet: Earth is dying and we are fighting a race against time.
  • The problem of Climate Change and the biggest contributing factors: The biggest contributing factors to climate change are Heat & Electricity and Industry. The problem is these will increase as the world develops.
  • The Bigger picture: What if when approaching the issue of climate change we…

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We are living in an interesting period in startups and innovation where companies do not actually have to be innovative to be disruptive to any industry. This is not to say that it is the dotcom bubble happening all over again where dot-com domain names would suffice for millions in VC money, but instead, these are legitimate businesses with strong growth potentials who aren’t technically innovating but exploiting trends namely: the rise of the conscious consumer and the direct relationships between companies and consumers. …

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It was an ordinary day well apart from the home clothes we were wearing at school for a change away from the usual uniform and the naming of the day as entrepreneurship day, when I made a small purchase of something I do not even remember. I had paid with a big note well that is if you consider R50(about $3) a particularly big note, I was then handed quite some change. Later on I realised to my shock and horror that I was handed half a R10(about USD62c) note which I did not notice because it was wrapped neatly…

Revolutionizing Prosthetics with Atom Limbs

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This article explores the core idea of what it means to be human, and how those who have lost their limbs are being deprived of the feeling of being human that they once had, and lastly the revolutionary work of Atom Limbs to try to solve this problem in restoring the function of limbs through prosthetics and technology.

What does it mean to be Human?

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In this article the issue of African intra-trade and the potential of unlocking the economy through the agricultural sector is discussed.

  • Every successful market system has to excel in at last in cost, speed or quality.
  • Addressing the problem of lack of collaboration.
  • The potential that lies in the African economy.
  • Evaluating the criteria’s of speed, cost and quality.
  • “If you want to go fast go alone, if you want go far go together.” — Prospering together as a continent.
  • The possible future — the African agricultural dream

The three criteria of any successful system in capitalism

In business only three criteria matter — are you faster, cheaper or…

General Atlantic just closed a deal with Gymshark that values Gymshark at $1.45 billion.

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In this article we will discuss:

  • the man behind the Billion Dollar Brand — Who is Ben Francis?
  • What is the company he founded — Gymshark
  • How the Company has been able to grow so quickly
  • The latest investor — General Atlantic
  • The new Shareholder Structure that means Ben Francis is now a billionaire
  • Why the investment makes sense for General Atlantic — the expansion plan

Who is Ben Francis?

Before launching Gymshark, Francis developed two fitness applications, Fat Loss Abs Guide and iPhysique, which were both listed in the iOS App Store charts.While at university between 2010 to 2013, he worked for Pizza…

Ben is an entrepreneur whose success has brought with it many lessons for all those who wish to be successful in any domain must learn from.

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In this article, we discuss key lessons from Ben Francis’ success such as:

  • There is no such thing as the ideal path to success especially for entrepreneurs
  • Be patient
  • Generalists are just as effective as Specialists in Business
  • Failure is the best thing that can happen to you
  • You are never too young (or Old)
  • Pivot
  • Know your strengths
  • Gary Vee — “attention is everything”

There is no such thing as the ideal path to success especially for entrepreneurs

For Some people can be said that they were…

learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear. — Nelson Mandela
courage:the ability to do something that frightens one.

What do you want to be remembered for?

Do you want to be remembered for what you achieved, your fame or any other type of superficial title you created to put value and meaning in that which is devoid of it. Only a few things in life truly matter and living a life filled with a profile of courage is paramount thus it should be central in the way in which we live our lives.

The result of courage is what created all that we see around us that is good and all that is evil is what is manifested…

Ashley Nyadongo

Ambassador and Content Writer at Entre. At the cross section of previously unconnected ideas exists real creativity. https://entre.link/Ashley

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